TAFE New South Wales (TAFE NSW) International

Study at TAFE NSW as International Student

TAFE NSW Application


TAFE NSW - Technical and Further Education Commission CRICOS Provider: 00591E

TAFE NSW is Australia's largest vocational education provider. TAFE stands for Technical and Further Education. TAFE also stands for high quality training that is accessible to all.

TAFE NSW delivers courses to suit your needs and interests. Whether it is for a first time job, a promotion or further study, TAFE NSW has something for everyone. TAFE NSW is also highly accessible to all interested. The courses are delivered by flexible methods for your convenience. They can either be online by distance learning or face to face. Alternatively, any of these methods can be combined to suit your needs.

Recognition or Prior Learning

Any experience gained outside formal study such as through work or life experiences may earn recognition by TAFE NSW and facilitate your entry into a course.

TAFE NSW application

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We are accepting applications now across the leading English language, VET and Bachelor Degree courses offered at TAFE NSW. International students can enhance their career and employment prospects through the industry-recognised programs, including:
Accounting - Business & Marketing - Children’s Services - Design & Digital Media - Engineering, Building & Construction - Hospitality & Commercial Cookery - Information Technology - Nursing & Aged Care - Tourism & Events ...

There’s never been a better time to study at TAFE NSW. For full course information contact our team of education agents. We will help you for free!


Why study at TAFE NSW?


130 years of experience

TAFE NSW as been teaching students for over 130 years. Providing students with a high quality education to ensure practical, real world skills are obtained so that students can get a job and succeed in the workplace.

Wide range of locations

TAFE NSW has over 50 locations across NSW, however only some of these offer programs for international students. No matter which locations you choose, at the end of the day you will receive all the support services that you need. Whether you prefer the city life, a beach lifestyle or prefer to live in a more laid back and natural environment, TAFE NSW can cater to your needs.

Many course options to choose from

From English language course to Bachelor degree, TAFE NSW has a course for everyone. Qualifications are based on  the Australian
Qualification Framework (AQF). Check with us to find out whether your course of interest is recognised in your country.

Practical hands on learning and work placements

TAFE NSW deliver their courses through hand's on learning experiences, made possible by state-of-the art-facilities. This ensures that practical, real world skills are obtained. Some TAFE NSW courses have a workplace component, which provides the opportunity for students to develop and hone their skills, in a real world, workplace environment.

Speciality hospitality centres

For students interested to study in the hospitality field, TAFE NSW operates training restaurants that provide hands-on, first class practical skills in both front and back of house restaurant operations. These learning centers have trained some of Australia’s best chefs, restaurant and hotel managers and regularly host guest chefs and special events throughout the year.

Leading in design

TAFE NSW is proud to offer one of Australia’s most celebrated design centres known as the TAFE NSW Design Centre Enmore (DCE). The learning centre features a wide variety of design disciplines.

TAFE NSW also has "The Fashion Design Studio (FDS)", which is ranked in the top 20 fashion schools in the world. Alumni include Akira Isogawa, Alex Perry, Nicky Zimmermann and Lisa Ho.

TAFE New South Wales Course Options

TAFE New South Wales NSW

English Language Courses

Course Areas


TAFE NSW Entry Requirements & Scholarships

Study at TAFE New South Wales as International Student

Academic Requirements

English Requirements

Visa Requirements

TAFE NSW Scholarships

Liste of the TAFE's in New South Wales

TAFE NSW Institutes

Campuses are located in both metropolitan and regional areas and thus ensure access to all. The courses delivered are in response to community needs and as such the needs of local industry are given due consideration.

Many courses are also delivered in partnership with local industry. Hence, TAFE students acquire some work experience and also prepare themselves to enter the workforce and serve their local communities.

Western Institute

Western Institute

Overview The Western Institute is responsible for some of the most isolated areas in eastern Australia. Servicing more than half …

Riverina Institute

Riverina Institute

Overview With its more than 500 courses TAFE NSW Riverina Institute is the premier provider of vocational training and education …

North Coast Institute

North Coast Institute

Overview About 40.000 students a year choose the vocational services of North Coast Institute. The TAFE is proud of its …

TAFE NSW New England Institute

TAFE NSW New England Institute

Overview Providing education for an area that exceeds 100.000 square kilometres of Northern New South Wales, New England Institute has …

TAFE NSW Illawarra Institute

TAFE NSW Illawarra Institute

Overview TAFE NSW Illwarra Institute offers a variety of courses as varied as the settings of its campuses. From general …

TAFE NSW Hunter Institute

TAFE NSW Hunter Institute

Hunter TAFE Overview For more than 100 years Hunter Institute has provided high quality education for its students. Today over …

South Western Sydney Institute

South Western Sydney Institute

Overview South Western Sydney Institute teaches almost 80.000 students every year. This enormous student population combined with a range of …

Western Sydney Institute and OTEN

Western Sydney Institute and OTEN

Overview Western Sydney Institute is recognized as one of the biggest TAFEs of the whole country. With a student population …

Northern Sydney Institute

Northern Sydney Institute

Overview More than 50.000 students a year select the vocational services of Northern Sydney Institute, making it one of the …

Sydney Institute

Sydney Institute

Overview Sydney Institute can boast its fair share fair of superlatives. Founded in 1891 it is one of the oldest …

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